"The Irresistible Novel: How to Craft an Extraordinary Story That Engages Readers from Start to Finish" by Jeff Gerke will change the way you look at writing rules. Check out our book review.
Have you wondered if you need a synopsis when self-publishing? You don't, but it can be a fantastic tool for improving your writing, working with cover designers, and writing compelling copy to sell your book. Here are five key ways you can use your book synopsis.
The line between chapter books and middle grade books is often blurred. Remembering these key differences can help you write a great book, whichever category you are writing.
How you define success as a writer should be based on the goals you set for yourself. Whether they are monetary, achievement-based, or gratification-based depends on what matters to you. Here's how to figure out the best measure of success.
Working with a critique partner is one way to improve your manuscript. Here are some top tips for finding and working with a writing critique partner.
It can feel overwhelming to capture the essence of your book in a short description, but it's important your blurb fits your genre. Here are some things to keep in mind based on an analysis of the top-selling books in multiple genres.
Editing can be fun! Learn Darcy Pattison's tips for shrinking your manuscript to get the most out of your developmental editing experience.
Top tips for all stages of the editing process. You'll learn how to get better feedback on your writing, stay in the right point of view, choose the right words, and more.
Looking for a new tool to help you with your story plotting and productivity? Check out the pros and cons of "Save the Cat!" story structure software.
We take a look at the pros and cons of using speech-to-text apps to get writing done faster.
Deborah Bradseth, owner of Tugboat Design, shares her top tips for designing an enticing book cover.
Combining the words author and entrepreneur, authorpreneur is a word for serious authors. Use these tried and true tips from the business world to grow a successful author career.
Follow our 9 top tips for working with an illustrator to help you find the right one and make the process as smooth as possible.
Bestselling romance authors share mistakes that newbie romance authors should avoid when writing, marketing, and building their business.
Ever thought about writing historical romance? We interviewed author Rachelle Rea Cobb to get her tips for researching and writing in this genre.